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Catholics and Contraception

The Catholic War On Democracy

Terry Sanderson | Posted 04.11.2012 | Religion
Terry Sanderson

At a Vatican meeting last month, the pope told Catholic bishops from the U.S. that they had a duty to apply pressure on Catholic politicians to get Catholic doctrine written into law.

The ABC Factor At Health and Human Services: Anybody But Catholics

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 12.17.2011 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

Trafficking of human beings is one of the great modern-day scandals, but at least until now the U.S. government sought to sincerely address the issue.

Jesus Won't Pass Muster At Health And Human Services

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

HHS has a very limited definition of which church organizations can be exempted from having to pay for contraceptives, sterilization and other services that violate church teaching.

HHS Needs To Remove Itself From The Sanctuary

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 10.08.2011 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has gone beyond nuzzling its nose where it does not belong. It has plunked itself right in the middle of the sanctuary.

Catholic Women And Contraception: It's Beyond Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Jon O'Brien | Posted 09.29.2011 | Religion
Jon O'Brien

The divide between the faithful and the Catholic hierarchy on contraception has a long history. Now, surveys show that 98 percent of sexually active Catholic women have used family planning methods.